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Benefits of Mackerel
One of the main benefits of mackerel goes through its high content of omega-3 fatty acids, specifically DHA and EPA fats, highly beneficial to protect our heart and care for our cardiovascular system, positively helping in preventing a variety of cardiovascular diseases.
In fact, it has been shown to follow a regular diet each week in which you consume oily fish (with a contribution in regulating and balancing healthy fats) helps protect against heart disease and stroke.
In addition, these fats are useful for lowering high cholesterol, reduce inflammation and even lower high blood pressure.
In regard to the nutritional properties themselves mackerel is a delicious oily fish especially rich in vitamins (such as vitamin D and E) and minerals (such as magnesium, iron, potassium and selenium).